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Newsletter, Vol. 7, Nos. 3-4

The newest edition of our newsletter is now available. Please click above, or on the image to download the PDF. In this issue we’ve got an article covering our 2012 Costume Workshop, an article by Traditional Theatre Training founder Jonah … Continue reading

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Not noh, but Not not noh

Contributed by Michael Gardiner In my recent, more analytic posts, there was some semblance of logic and/or method, however ill-formed. But today I’m going to try and talk about my own music and noh. A dangerous topic, and by all … Continue reading

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Time and its Double: An Alchemical Inquiry

Contributed by Michael Gardiner That the process of the universal or truth—they are one and the same thing—is transversal relative to all available instances of knowledge means that the universal is always an incalculable emergence, rather than a describable structure. … Continue reading

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The Look of the Feel (Pt. IV)

Contributed by Michael Gardiner (Part IV of A few thoughts on instrumental tone-color and the noh spectrum.) Figure 1 Tone-color Profile of the Kotsuzumi Although the kotsuzumi is smaller in size than the ōtsuzumi, figure 1 shows that the pitch … Continue reading

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The Look of the Feel (Pt. III)

Contributed by Michael Gardiner (Part III of A few thoughts on instrumental tone-color and the noh spectrum.) Nohkan There are numerous scholarly sources describing the construction and basic principles of the noh flute, so I will forego such commentary here.  … Continue reading

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The Look of the Feel (Pt. II)

Contributed by Michael Gardiner (Part II of A few thoughts on instrumental tone-color and the noh spectrum.) To look at the musical colors of noh I will use spectrographic images, which allow one to discuss in detail elements of the … Continue reading

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The Look of the Feel (Pt. I)

A few thoughts on instrumental tone-color and the noh spectrum Contributed by Michael Gardiner (Editor’s note: this entry is Part One in a series of entries wherein Dr. Gardiner discusses his work with the spectral analysis of noh music and … Continue reading

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